December 7, 2023


Arts Eternal

30 things to do in Vancouver this weekend, July 15 to 17

FRIDAY: Chicago rock trio Horsegirl plays the Intelligent Corridor, with guests Dummy.

FRIDAY: Root Dwellers Showcase at the ANZA Club features musical performances by headliner Mikey Jose, Rebecca Sichon, and Mar Emanuel.

FRIDAY: drummer and supporting vocalist of Bon Iver, S. Carey, plays the Fox Cabaret, with visitor Courtney Hartman.

A Nightmare on Elm Road screens at the Rio.

FRIDAY: late-evening screening at the Rio Theatre of Wes Craven’s 1984 horror classic, A Nightmare on Elm Street.

FRIDAY: the Canada’s Drag Race Season 2 Tour visits the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, with host Brooke Lynn Hytes.

FRIDAY: Toronto indie-folk trio Wild Rivers performs the Commodore Ballroom.

FRIDAY: Indian film composer, history producer, and singer-songwriter A.R. Rahman performs at the Abbotsford Centre.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: the 34th annual Dancing on the Edge Festival features world premieres, North American and Western Canadian debuts, and performs-in-progress from modern choreographers at the Firehall Arts Centre and Scotiabank Dance Centre.

Kill the Ripper is at the Rio Theatre.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: the Geekenders and Affair of Honor existing performances at the Rio Theatre of Get rid of the Ripper, in which a trio of women of all ages need to find out to come across, battle, and ruin Jack the Ripper.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: glint features new dance functions by Erika Mitsuhashi, Francesca Frewer, and Alexa Mardon at the Dance Centre as part of the Dancing on the Edge Festival.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYThe Imitation Sport: Visible Lifestyle in the Age of Synthetic Intelligence, a new exhibition working at the Vancouver Art Gallery right until October 23, surveys the extraordinary uses (and abuses) of AI in the manufacturing of present day and up to date visible culture all over the environment.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: Theatre Underneath the Stars presents performances of the musicals Some thing Rotten! and We Will Rock You, running alternate evenings to August 27 at Malkin Bowl.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: new exhibition T. rex: the Top Predator reveals the tale of the most iconic dinosaur in the earth as a result of existence-sized types, fossil casts, and participating interactives. The exhibition runs till January 22, 2023 at Science Planet

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: in collaboration with the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Museum of Vancouver is presenting the travelling exhibition Boarder X until October.

The New Pornographers engage in the Folks Fest.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the Vancouver Folks Music Festival features performances by a multitude of artists–such as mainstage performers Robben Ford, Taj Mahal, Frazey Ford, the New Pornographers, Alison Russell, 5 Alarm Funk, Shovels & Rope, and Alejandro Escovedo–at Jericho Beach front Park.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYUninvited: Canadian Ladies Artists in the Contemporary Minute gathers additional than 200 works of art by a era of painters, photographers, weavers, bead employees, and sculptors. Managing right until January 8, 2023, at the Vancouver Artwork Gallery.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYGhosts of the Device, a new exhibition curated by Elliott Ramsey that seems to be at the relationships in between individuals, engineering, and ecology, operates until finally August 14 at the Polygon Gallery.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYEverything Less than the Sun: In Memory of Andrew Gruft1 of the Seize Pictures Festival’s showcased exhibitions, operates right until September 11 at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: showing at the Museum of Anthropology of UBC until January 1 is Xicanx: Dreamers + Changemakers / Soñadores + creadores del cambio, which showcases the abundant traditions of 33 Xicanx artists.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAYWe Have been So Far Absent is a travelling exhibition, showing at the Vancouver Maritime Museum until November 27, that works by using to start with-particular person narratives and archival photos to convey to tales of the Inuit residential school expertise.

The Vancouver Canadians participate in the Hillsboro Hops.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the Vancouver Canadians take on the Hillsboro Hops in Small League Baseball motion at Nat Bailey Stadium.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the Bill Reid Gallery presents the exhibition Real to Position: stímetstexw tel xéltel, which examines the get the job done of 10 Northwest Coast Indigenous artists, until March 19, 2023.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the Arts Club Theatre Firm presents performances at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Theatre until July 31 of Kinky Boots, a Tony Award–winning musical that celebrates compassion and acceptance.

SATURDAY: psych-rock singer from Australia, Tash Sultana, performs the Orpheum Theatre.

SATURDAY: screening at the Cinematheque of Satoshi Kon: The Illusionist, a documentary from French filmmaker Pascal-Alex Vincent about the visionary anime auteur.

The VSO performs at Deer Lake Park.

SATURDAY: the VSO at Deer Lake will see the Vancouver Symphony undertaking outside at the stunning area in Burnaby.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: the West Coast Classic Polo Event can take put the Vancouver Polo Club in Delta.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: the TD Vancouver Chinatown Pageant is a totally free, family-friendly celebration in Chinatown showcasing a range of multicultural performers and foodstuff distributors.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: classical guitarists and tunes fans can get in a week of concerts, masterclasses, and workshops at the Vancouver Classical Guitar Festival at the Vancouver Academy of New music.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAYLakeside Players current a lighthearted adaptation of the Robin Hood tales at Presentation Household Theatre.

The Black Crowes perform Abbotsford Centre.

SUNDAY: Atlanta blues-rockers the Black Crowes, featuring singer Chris Robinson and guitarist Loaded Robinson, engage in the Abbotsford Centre.


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